Care Managers

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Bree Baldwin, MS

Since 2014

Aging Life Care Association Member

Bree Baldwin, MS

Bree Baldwin, MS, earned her BA from Colorado State University. After living abroad, she received her Master’s degree in Gerontology from Oklahoma State University, returning to an interest in working with aging adults that began early in life. Bree has experience in dementia care, creating and administering social day groups for seniors with memory loss, environmental gerontology (aging-in-place), and caregiver support groups. Her work as a Memory Activity Specialist in a Continuing Care Retirement Community setting was commended by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities & Continuing Care Accreditation Commission (CARF-CCAC). Bree is our WellSenior Program Coordinator. In her spare time she enjoys reading, walking, singing and travel.

Teresa Boring, MSW, LCSW-C, LICSW

Since 2013

Aging Life Care Association Member

Teresa Boring, MSW, LCSW-C, LICSW

Director of Care Management

Teresa Boring, MSW, LCSW-C, LICSW, earned her Master’s degree in Social Work with a specialization in Gerontology from SUNY Albany, after graduating Magna Cum Laude with a BA in Psychology, also from SUNY Albany. She began working with aging adults while an undergraduate and was accepted into the Internships in Aging Project during graduate school. This project, which is part of the national Hartford Partnership Program for Aging Education, allowed her to participate in internships, seminars, and coursework pertaining to the aging population and people with disabilities.Teresa has had experience working as a caregiver for aging adults, an instructor for children with disabilities, and running support groups for people with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers. Teresa is a member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW). In her spare time, Teresa loves cooking, being outdoors, and spending time with her friends and family.

Michael DeSarno, RN, BSN

Since 2017

Aging Life Care Association Member

Michael DeSarno, RN, BSN

Michael DeSarno, RN, BSN, earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from the University of Scranton. His experience is primarily in geriatric care, including long-term care and sub-acute rehab. He also has experience working with individuals with severe and profound physical and intellectual disabilities, as well as acute medical-surgical experience. After starting his career in his home state of Pennsylvania, Mike and his family relocated to Maryland after three years in New York City in order to be closer to family. In his spare time, Mike enjoys reading, knitting, cooking and quality time with his family.

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Since 2021

Aging Life Care Association Member

Erica Hanson, RN, BSN, LCSW-C, CCM

Erica Hanson, RN, BSN, LCSW-C, CCM, received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Social Work from Syracuse University, School of Social Work. After graduation she studied at the Universidad Complutense in Madrid where she received a Diploma in Spanish Studies. She then received her Masters Degree in Social Work from the University of Chicago, School of Social Service Administration.

Erica enjoyed a twenty-five year career as a social worker working primarily in medical settings such as hospitals, clinics, home care and hospice. She completed many training programs at the Washington School of Psychiatry and the Washington Center for Psychoanalysis, which informed her treatment of adults and couples in her private practice.

After caring for her elderly mother, Erica was inspired to pursue a career in nursing. She graduated from George Washington University School of Nursing and has worked in Behavioral Health and Case Management. She is a Certified Case Manager by the Commission for Case Management Certification and is fluent in Spanish. In her spare time she enjoys traveling, spending time on the beach in Rhode Island with her family and friends, watching movies and reading.

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Since 2023

Aging Life Care Association Member

Glenna Lewis, RN

Glenna Lewis, RN, graduated from Shepherd College with a Bachelor of Science degree before embarking on a nine-year career as a flight attendant with Eastern Airlines. Her career trajectory took a new direction when she returned to Northern Virginia Community College, earning a Nursing degree, with honors, in 1996. Glenna’s journey in healthcare led her to serve as an Assistant Nurse Manager in a memory care unit before honing her focus in on psychiatric nursing. With experience spanning all age groups, from children to geriatric patients, she has held diverse roles in various settings, including hospital staff nurse, care manager, community ACT team nurse, and admissions RN supervisor. Glenna's personal connection to the challenges of aging emerged when her mother developed dementia, increasing her empathy and understanding of loss and grieving. Glenna finds joy in crafts, outdoor activities, and the company of her pets. She cherishes moments with her two grown children and four grandsons.

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Since 2018

Aging Life Care Association Member

Susan Lilly, LMSW, C-ASWCM

Susan Lilly, LMSW, C-ASWCM, received her Master’s in Social Work from Smith College School for Social Work. She obtained a Post Master’s Certificate in Aging from Hunter College – Brookdale Center on Aging. Susan’s 30-year social work career has specialized in addressing the issues faced by older adults and their families. Previous positions include director of social services for a long-term care and sub-acute rehabilitation facility, director of a medical adult day program and director of geriatric care management services for a non-profit geriatric center. She is an Advanced Professional member of the Aging Life Care Association (ALCA) and a member of the National Association of Social Workers. Susan recently moved to Maryland from New Jersey to be near her two daughters, son-in-law and two toddler granddaughters. She enjoys swimming, hiking, museums and socializing with family and friends.

Kate McCulloch, RN, BSN

Since 2020

Aging Life Care Association Member

Kate McCulloch, RN, BSN

Kate McCulloch, RN, BSN, earned her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Delaware. She started her nursing career in the operating room and then transitioned into homecare. It was as a homecare nurse that Kate found her passion providing support to clients facing challenges of aging. She strives to make a positive impact with her empathetic touch and desire to help clients maximize their quality of life. In her spare time, Kate enjoys cross training, running, reading, and spending quality time with her children and their dog.

Susy Elder Murphy

Since 1993

Aging Life Care Association Member

Susy Elder Murphy

Owner

Susy Elder Murphy, BA, CMC joined Aging Well Eldercare (formerly Debra Levy Eldercare Associates) in 1993, and helped build the practice in her long-time role as Director of Care Management. She assumed day-to-day responsibilities for running the business in the summer of 2012 and full ownership of the practice on June 1, 2013.

Susy is a Certified Care Manager, accredited by the National Academy of Certified Care Managers. She is also a member of the Aging Life Care™ Association and served as an at-large Board Member of their Mid-Atlantic Chapter from 2013 – 2015 and as President in 2016 and 2017. She also served as co-chair for their regional conference in 2014. Susy is also a member of the American Geriatric Society and co-chair of programming for the metro Washington, DC chapter. She is an active member of the boards of various organizations serving the needs of local seniors, including a hospice.

Susy’s first job working with older adults was as the Nutrition Director for a federally funded nutrition program in Hailey, Idaho. She was also the founding coordinator of JCA’s Connect-A-Ride program and a volunteer coordinator for the Family Friends program.

She attended Oberlin College and graduated with Honors from the University of Michigan. In addition to working with our clients, she enjoys baking for her family and exploring different cuisines and cultures with her husband and two adult children and their spouses. She recently became a grandmother for the first time and enjoys spending time with her precious granddaughter.

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Since 2023

Aging Life Care Association Member

Renee Fuller, LMSW

Renee Fuller, LMSW,  discovered her passion for working with older adults while assisting her beloved grandfather in the later years of his life. Frustrated at how challenging she and the rest of the family found it to connect him with much needed resources, she realized she had a calling to help seniors and their families who found themselves in similar situations. Renee graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) in 2020 and graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Master's Degree in Social Work from the University of Kentucky in 2023. Previously, she spent 4 years as a Care Coordinator at Warman Home Care agency and in doing so developed a keen understanding of the nuances of providing care in the home. She really enjoys getting to know older adults, and especially loves hearing stories about their lives and connecting over shared passions and hobbies. Renee is also a self-confessed bookworm who adores classic films and Broadway showtunes. In her spare time she loves to spend time with her husband and young son, hiking, swimming, skating, and trying out new recipes in the kitchen.

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Since 2003

Aging Life Care Association Member

Kim Picca, RN, BSN, CDP

Director of Nursing

Kim Picca, RN, BSN, CDP (Certified Dementia Practitioner) began her career with a BS degree in Horticulture, specializing in horticulture therapy. She assisted seniors in various settings to experience the joys of gardening, and also worked as an employment coach with developmentally disabled adults. Kim enjoyed working with these populations so much that she pursued a second career in nursing. Kim earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree with High Honors from the University of Maryland worked as a medical-surgical nurse at a local hospital. Kim joined Aging Well Eldercare (the former Debra Levy Eldercare Associates) staff in 2003 as a nurse care manager and has served as our Director of Nursing since 2013. Kim is dedicated to working with our staff to provide high quality, client centered care leading to optimal outcomes and client satisfaction. She and her husband stay very active with their two young sons and she enjoys spending time outdoors, reading and cooking.

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Since 2019

Aging Life Care Association Member

Robin Udell, LCSW-C

Robin Udell, LCSW-C, began her work with older adults in college, as an in-home caregiver. Realizing she wanted to follow a path that would allow her to better advocate for this population, she graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work in 2011 and completed her Master’s degree in Social Work at the University of Michigan in 2012. Since then she has worked in long term care, memory care, assisted and independent living, and short-term rehab settings. Most recently she worked as a case manager at the Hebrew Home of Greater Washington with Charles E. Smith Life Communities, working on discharge plans following short rehab stays. She has a passion for helping people make informed decisions about their care and enjoys creating person-centered plans with her clients. In her spare time, Robin enjoys spending time with her husband and their many pets, cooking, hosting movie nights for friends, and working in her vegetable garden.

Amy Ullman, MSW, LCSW-C

Since 2014

Aging Life Care Association Member

Amy Ullman, MSW, LCSW-C

Amy Ullman, MSW, LCSW-C, received her Master’s Degree in Social Work from Temple University in 1996 and has practiced social work for nearly twenty years. Amy has worked primarily in the field of home health services, both with Homecall, Inc. and Medstar Visiting Nurse Association (formerly Montgomery General Community Health). Most recently, she worked for U.S. Renal Care, providing social work services to patients receiving dialysis. Additionally, she has experience working in rehabilitation and long-term care facilities, where she performed discharge planning and social services to long-term care residents. In her spare time, Amy loves spending time with her family, scrapbooking and reading.

Associate Care Manager

Uvonne Andoh

Since 2021

Aging Life Care Association Member

Uvonne Andoh, MS

Uvonne Andoh, MS, earned her Bachelor of Arts in Management of Aging Services from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). While at UMBC she did extensive research as a McNair Scholar, where she partnered with the Information Systems department to design assistive technologies for older adults. She also received her Master of Science degree in Gerontology from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). As her passion for working with older adults grew and she determined that this was the career path she wanted to pursue, she was offered an internship position at AARP, while still at VCU, working on the GeroTrifecta/Age Wave initiative in the Greater Richmond area. She is the Assistant Director of our WellSenior Program. In her spare time, she loves to travel and cook.

Key to Staff Credentials

  • C-ASWCM – Advanced Social Work Case Manager
  • CMC – Care Manager Certified
  • MSW – Masters of Social Work
  • LGSW – Licensed Graduate Social Worker
  • LCSW-C – Licensed Certified Social Worker-Clinical (in MD)
  • LICSW – Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (in DC)
  • LISW – Licensed Independent Social Worker (in DC)
  • BSN – Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • RN – Registered Nurse
  • MPH – Masters of Public Health
  • MSN – Masters of Science in Nursing
  • MS – Masters of Science
  • NHA – Nursing Home Administrator
  • JD – Juris Doctor
  • CDP – Certified Dementia Practitioner